A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 287 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska (178 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 14:20:38 / 2:20 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000d8fe. Event ids that are associated: ak18701103, us1000d8fe. Exact location of event, longitude -148.6152 West, latitude 56.241 North, depth = 20.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.96 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 00:20:38 / March 17, 2018 @ 12:20 am.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days two hundred and eight, in the past 30 days seven hundred and thirty-four and in the last 365 days two thousand, eight hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 287 km SE of Kodiak, Alaska. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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